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Thursday, January 21st, 6:10am PST
Hawaii Buoys Swell Wind Temp
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
--- --- --- 14-16 kt 90° 74.8 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
--- --- --- 14-17 kt 100° ---
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
--- --- --- 19-23 kt 70° 75.0 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- --- --- 76.8 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
6.6 ft 13 sec --- --- 77.2 °F
Kaneohe Bay, WETS, HI
 
6.9 ft 12 sec --- --- 77.4 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
7.2 ft 13 sec --- --- 77.5 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
6.9 ft 13 sec 11° --- --- 77.2 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
3.0 ft 17 sec 189° --- --- 77.9 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
3.0 ft 6 sec 137° --- --- 77.7 °F
Pauwela, Maui, HI
 
6.6 ft 11 sec 342° --- --- 77.5 °F
Kaumalapau Southwest, Lanai, HI
 
2.6 ft 13 sec 212° --- --- 78.3 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
7.5 ft 13 sec 351° --- --- 76.6 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 10-14 kt --- 77.9 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 14-16 kt 80° ---
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
--- --- --- 14-17 kt 90° ---
Tanapag, Saipan, NMI
 
6.2 ft 10 sec 15° --- --- 82.9 °F
Ritidian Point, Guam
 
7.5 ft 9 sec 64° --- --- 82.2 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
5.6 ft 14 sec 359° --- --- 84.7 °F
Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 

NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE (NOAA 51001)

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NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO (NOAA 51101)

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NORTHERN HAWAII ONE (NOAA 51000)

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Hanalei, Kauai (CDIP 202)

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WESTERN HAWAII (NOAA 51003)

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Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 
Hanalei buoy directional graphic courtesy of CDIP
 
 Kauai Wind Observations
PrincevilleS(171°)2 kt2:45 am  Thu 1/21
Moloaa DairyE(101°)3-12 kt2:45 am  Thu 1/21
LihueENE(70°)11 kt3:00 am  Thu 1/21
Nawiliwili NosNNE(32°)7-13 kt3:24 am  Thu 1/21
Poipu--
Port AllenE(82°)6-8 kt3:00 am  Thu 1/21
Makaha RidgeNNE(14°)0-6 kt3:11 am  Thu 1/21
ManaENE(76°)3-5 kt3:34 am  Thu 1/21
Barking Sands--
Puu Lua--
Puu OpaeE(97°)2-8 kt3:34 am  Thu 1/21
Waimea HeightsENE(78°)3-7 kt3:35 am  Thu 1/21

Wind observations courtesy of the National Weather Service
 
Hanalei tide chart


Waimea Bay Kauai tide chart
Tide chart courtesy of The University of South Carolina
 
Big Island cloud cover
Satellite imagery courtesy of the National Weather Service
 
Tropical storms map courtesy of the University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy
 
FZHW50 PHFO 210717 CWFHFO Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Honolulu HI 917 PM HST Wed Jan 20 2021 Hawaiian coastal waters within 40 nautical miles including the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. 917 PM HST Wed Jan 20 2021 .Synopsis for Hawaiian coastal waters... High pressure far northeast of the islands will support moderate to locally strong trades through Friday. The high will strengthen over the weekend and this will further increase east southeast winds from strong to near gale force magnitudes.




Kauai Northwest Waters- 917 PM HST Wed Jan 20 2021 .REST OF TONIGHT...East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. North swell 5 feet. Scattered showers.

THURSDAY
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Northwest swell 5 feet. Scattered showers in the morning, then isolated showers in the afternoon.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. Northwest swell 4 feet. Isolated showers in the evening, then scattered showers after midnight.

FRIDAY
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. Northwest swell 4 feet increasing to 6 feet in the afternoon. Isolated showers through the day.

FRIDAY NIGHT
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 7 feet. Northwest swell 10 feet. Scattered showers.

SATURDAY
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 8 feet. Northwest swell 11 feet. Scattered showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 10 feet. Northwest swell 11 feet. Scattered showers.

SUNDAY
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 9 to 10 feet. Northwest swell 6 to 8 feet. Scattered showers.

MONDAY
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 10 to 12 feet. Northwest swell 3 to 4 feet. Scattered showers.




Kauai Windward Waters- 917 PM HST Wed Jan 20 2021 .REST OF TONIGHT...East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. North swell 5 feet. Scattered showers.

THURSDAY
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. Northwest swell 5 feet. Scattered showers.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. Northwest swell 4 feet. Isolated showers in the evening, then scattered showers after midnight.

FRIDAY
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. Northwest swell 4 feet increasing to 6 feet in the afternoon. Isolated showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 7 feet. Northwest swell 10 feet. Scattered showers.

SATURDAY
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 8 feet. Northwest swell 11 feet. Scattered showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 10 feet. Northwest swell 10 feet. Scattered showers.

SUNDAY
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 10 feet. Northwest swell 6 to 8 feet. Scattered showers.

MONDAY
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 10 to 12 feet. Northwest swell 3 to 5 feet. Scattered showers.




Kauai Leeward Waters- 917 PM HST Wed Jan 20 2021 .REST OF TONIGHT...East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. North swell 5 feet. Isolated showers.

THURSDAY
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Northwest swell 5 feet. Isolated showers through the day.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. Northwest swell 4 feet. Isolated showers.

FRIDAY
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. Northwest swell 4 feet increasing to 6 feet in the afternoon. Isolated showers in the morning.

FRIDAY NIGHT
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. Northwest swell 10 feet. Scattered showers.

SATURDAY
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 7 feet. Northwest swell 12 feet. Scattered showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 7 feet. Northwest swell 10 feet. Scattered showers.

SUNDAY
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 8 to 9 feet. Northwest swell 6 to 8 feet. Scattered showers.

MONDAY
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 9 to 11 feet. Northwest swell 3 to 5 feet. Scattered showers.




Kauai Channel- 917 PM HST Wed Jan 20 2021 .REST OF TONIGHT...East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. North swell 5 feet. Isolated showers.

THURSDAY
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. North swell 5 feet. Isolated showers through the day.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. North swell 4 feet. Isolated showers.

FRIDAY
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. Northwest swell 4 feet. Isolated showers through the day.

FRIDAY NIGHT
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 7 feet. Northwest swell 9 feet. Scattered showers.

SATURDAY
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 8 feet. Northwest swell 10 feet. Scattered showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 9 feet. Northwest swell 10 feet. Scattered showers.

SUNDAY
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 9 to 10 feet. Northwest swell 6 to 8 feet. Scattered showers.

MONDAY
East winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 10 to 12 feet. North swell 3 to 5 feet. Scattered showers.




Coastal waters forecast courtesy of the National Weather Service
 
Wetsand Hawaii 7-day forecast
Surfline Kauai North 3-day forecast
Kauai South 3-day forecast
Magic Seaweed Hanalei Bay 10-day forecast
Long-range surf forecasts provided by Wetsand, Surfline and Magicseaweed